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About the Position
Position #: 19208
OrganizationCommunity Justice Initiatives
Position: Homework & Recreation - New Canadian Youth Connections
Location: The Church of Saint John the Evangelist - 23 Water St N, Kitchener, ON N2H 5A4, Canada
Impact Statement: Supports refugee youth to build positive peer support networks and meaningful relationships with volunteers. This program helps improve their English language skills and helps to build a sense of belonging in the community.
Description: Weekly recreational activity (Rec Night) or Homework program alongside newcomer refugee youth 12-21 yrs of age. Meaningful connections can be continued in the form of a support circle. The circle supports youth during their first year in Canada and beyond.
Training Details: Two evenings of training from 6:30-8:30 pm at Community Justice Initiatives Waterloo Region 49 Queen St. N.
Call for next training dates: 519-729-9711.
Working Conditions: We have access to rooms at St. John's Church in Kitchener (corner of Water and Duke St). Games could include basketball or volleyball.
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Homework program every Monday & Wednesday - 4:30-6:30 pm.
Recreational nights are every Thursday - 4:30-6:30 pm.
Special Event End Date: 2005-01-01
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Coaching, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Verbal Communication, Motivate Others, Playing
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Peggy LaFlamme
Phone: 519-744-6549 Ext. 208
Address: 49 Queen Street North, 3rd Floor Kitchener, N2H 1G9


Volunteer Action Centre
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm